COVID-19 Business & Event Updates

Nashville-area businesses and events are safely moving through the phases of reopening in our COVID recovery.

Today in Music City:
• In Phase 2 of Reopening •
• Facial coverings required •
• Restaurants/Bars close at 11pm •
• Restaurants at 50% capacity; max 6 guests per table •
• Ltd. Service Restaurants/Bars at 50% capacity or max 50 guests per floor; additional 50 guests outdoors •
• Businesses have capacity limits; call ahead for details •
Broadway from 4th to 5th Avenue closed from 6-11pm on Fridays & Saturdays in September

The lists below are being updated as announcements are made, but the information may not be exhaustive and everything is subject to change.

Nashville is currently in Phase 2 of the Roadmap for Reopening. Visit for details on the plan.


Most Nashville businesses have reopened in some capacity. Please see above and for capacity restrictions and safety guidelines for our current phase. 

We suggest planning ahead by calling or checking the websites of the places you'd like to visit so you can learn their specific operating hours, capacity limits, timed ticketing, and other safety practices. You can browse the following pages on this website to get contact information Nashville sites:

Look for the green Good to Go music note at those businesses that have taken the pledge to put safety first. Browse those businesses at

And please remember: Masks or facial coverings are required in all public spaces in Nashville and capacities are limited to achieve safe social distancing. Your compliance with all public safety regulations is appreciated as we pull together to protect each other and fight this virus. The safer we all are, the sooner we can get back to celebrating Music City to its fullest. Thank you.

Event Updates

Below is a list of some of the event changes we are aware of, but please know that the CDC has recommended that for the next 8 weeks, organizers cancel or postpone in-person events that consist of 50 people or more throughout the United States.

Temporarily Closed / Reopening Soon
Attractions, Tours, and Venues
Restaurants and Bars

All information here is subject to change. 

If you plan to visit specific locations or attend events, please check directly with those entities for updates.

People are advised to consult ticket and reservation cancellation policies regarding individual plans in Nashville.

If you cannot visit these businesses, please support the local economy through the purchase of gift cards or shopping online.

Virtual Concerts

From their homes to yours, Nashville artists and local music venues are livestreaming concerts so you can still feel the music safely at home. Let the music heal you.

Quarantine Playlist

Lately, there seems to be a lot of free time on people's hands. Take this opportunity to refresh your memory on all the lyrics to your favorite songs. Luckily, we have put together a playlist that will remind you of all the great memories in Nashville. So sit down, grab a cold one, push play, and sing-a-long on your couch.

COVID-19 Response Fund

Mayor John Cooper, together with philanthropic, corporate, and government partners, has created the COVID-19 Response Fund at United Way of Greater Nashville. Chaired by former Senator Dr. Bill Frist, the Fund will rapidly deploy resources to community-based organizations working directly with those disproportionally impacted by this challenging landscape.